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Rickdabear
Member Since 2007
1 review
4,431 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because there were a lot of people on it that we have cruised with before. That is always a plus. Now, I would like to compare the ship and crew with the first TA on the Dream. Well, there is no comparison. The ... Read more
beans1946
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
I'm retired military and have crossed the ocean many times, flying, but this was my first ship crossing. Embarkation , slow painfully slow. Even with new set your time, it was a mess. I think some of it had to do with the amount of ... Read more
Lighthouses
Member Since 2016
1 review
50 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
The Carnival Vista is a beautiful ship. Serenity area was most comfortable and relaxing. Enjoyed the Morning Show with Matt & Cookie each sea day. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed Cookie's enthusiasm and personality. He ... Read more
Mason Jahr
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose to take the Vista's transatlantic re-positioning cruise because we found the travel itinerary of interest to us. The good: The Skyride. The specialty dining, in particular 555 Fahrenheit, and to a lesser degree the Italian ... Read more
cruisepaper
Member Since 2016
1 review
It appears to be a trend in the cruise industry today. Build bigger ships to increase passenger capacity, However, there has been an often overlooked design flaw with the ships main auditoriums. They haven't grown in size to meet the ... Read more
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BuzzVerb
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
I am particularly disappointed by the Lido deck and the ability of the staff to keep coffee and coffee cups in adequate supply. During the peak of early morning breakfast, the coffee pots would go empty and cups would run out. A sign on ... Read more
burrma
Member Since 2005
4 reviews
4,391 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Not a big fan of Carnival but was blown away with this recent Transatlantic : Barcelona to NY cruise on Carnival Vista. Been on 108 cruises and lately very disappointed with the poorer production and entertainment evening shows. Not ... Read more
eric john
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed October 2016
This was our third transatlantic cruise and I must say it did not compare with the two previous ones. It started the first night when I purchased a wine package. The waiter did not tell me that if I waited one night I would not have to pay ... Read more
kenspidey
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
45 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Just completed our sailing on the Vista TransAtlantic cruise. I would like to start by saying we had a terrific time. This cruise was absolutely fabulous and special and It had everything to do with the crew and the reason we return to ... Read more
mary_p
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We enjoyed our Breeze cruise so much, and the Vista was so hyped as the flagship, that we booked this two years ago. Much was made of the new Havana Cabanas and all of the amenities. Here are some things you need to know. DO NOT WASTE ... Read more
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JONES&CO
Member Since 2010
1 review
66 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We choose these cruises for the itinerary : Mediterranean and Transatlantic. Overall we thought it was terrific. The ship was beautiful, great expansion of outdoor sitting areas, more subdued, classy decorating and fabulous staff. The live ... Read more
redneckdiver
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
On a larger ship with better ports of call, this could easily have been a 5. The staff were excellent, as usual, and made the best of our Hurricane Matthew experience. It was nice to see Key West on the first day, but it doesn't seem ... Read more
Cammy8
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
520 forum posts
3 helpful votes
On board I discovered the cabin next to us paid $700 less than we did (they booked around a year or so ago). When I told friends we met on board, I discovered they paid $800 less than us. They booked around 2 or 3 months prior to ... Read more
STBD mess
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise for the embarkation port Honolulu and the ports we visited. The ship was repositioning and the time of year was perfect. It was very smooth sailing and the weather was very warm. We have never cruised Carnival Cruise ... Read more
suesheepsbum
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
This is my 33rd cruise - first and last with Carnival. Husband, self and adult daughter chose this to have a peaceful, relaxing trip back to Sydney, rather than flying, which I loathe. Upon boarding the ship and looking around, my ... Read more
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mrnmrsbunny
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we wanted to go to Hawaii and cruise back home. Also that we could spend Australian Dollars on the ship. The crew were fabulous, always friendly. Food was good. Entertainment good. The crossing was mostly ... Read more
elaineedwards
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
We travelled to Hawaii from Vancouver, leaving Sept. 13, 2016. We were delighted with the entire cruise. We paid $1499 a person, and for this amount of money, where can you have 10 nights accommodation, all the food you can eat, ... Read more
JMarino
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
We chose to take this cruise aboard Carnival simply because I enjoy cruising and my wife wanted to visit Hawaii. Leaving from Vancouver was convenient, since we are from Seattle. Getting though customs was relatively smooth. While ... Read more
AdventureSis
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
My husband and I went on this cruise to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. This was our first cruise on Carnival, we previously cruised on Royal Caribbean. We chose this cruise for it's itinerary which included the Tracy Arm Fjord ... Read more
David Hogg
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
24/5/2016 Just got back from the Carnival Spirit Fiji trip, Isle of Pines, Mystery island, Suva,Port Danarau, Noumea. The best holiday we have ever had. The level of crew professionalism and service is first class, the food and ... Read more
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Foxflower50
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We chose Carnival Legend because it was a re-positioning cruise. We flew to Honolulu & visited Honolulu, Maui, Hilo, & Kauai, each for one day. The Legend then sailed to Vancouver Canada to start the summer Alaska cruise. It was ... Read more
Born2birdie
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We flew to Honolulu from Seattle to cruise on the Carnival Legend.. The cruise was 11 days and the first 2 days we were to be docked in Honolulu. The itinerary showed the ship being there at 8:00 am on the first day. We were under the ... Read more
wdlanglois
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
29 forum posts
38 helpful votes
I booked this inaugural sailing of the Carnival Vista in December 2015. Used Carnival to book the airfare which ended up being very cost effective. They also allowed me to fly in to Venice Italy two days in advance and also allowed for ... Read more
Jules1942
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
4 helpful votes
We wanted to travel by ship instead of flying to the USA, as I can't sit for long periods of time as you do when flying. Also, our Balcony cabin cost us both only $8000 for the whole cruise, which is much less than Business Class. I was ... Read more
wjf2905
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We chose this cruise as it was going to places we hadn't been and had always wanted to go and the length of the cruise. We thought after that long relaxing we should feel as though we had been on holiday. We were not disappointed at all. ... Read more
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